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Feb 21, 2013 1:05am PST
exhibit showcasing the life and legacy of china's first emperor opens at the asian art museum in san francisco. the hope is this opportunity to view one of theeatest greatet archaeological discoveries of our time will also help bridge relations between the u.s. and china. abc7 news reporter alan wang has a preview. >> 8,000 8,000 tera cotta warris have been unearthed, but this is the onlyis general. >> i enjoyed looking at the faces. they are all different. >> tonight was the gala opening of the exhibit that coincides with the last public appearance before returning to china. he hopes the exhibit will strengthen u.s.-chinese relations and attract more american students to his country. >> how many people from the private sector are supporting these initiatives? >> only a few war yes, -- warriors are visiting the u.s. they were created by artists some 2,000 years ago after china's first emperor unified the seven waring states and requested a army terra-cotta ary for his afterlife. there are hundreds of archers, but only one with green paints on his face. historians believe he was a mil
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Feb 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
life and legacy of china's first emperor opens at the asian art museum in san francisco. the hope is this opportunity to view one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of our time will also help bridge relations between the u.s. and china. abc7 news reporter alan wang has a preview. >> 8,000 tera cotta warriors have been unearthed, but this is the only general. >> i enjoyed looking at the faces. they are all different. >> tonight was the gala opening of the exhibit that coincides with the last public appearance before returning to china. he hopes the exhibit will strengthen u.s.-chinese relations and attract more american students to his country. >> how many people from the private sector are supporting these initiatives? >> only a few war yes, -- warriors are visiting the u.s. they were created by artists some 2,000 years ago after china's first emperor unified the seven waring states and requested a terra-cotta army for his afterlife. there are hundreds of archers, but only one with green paints on his face. historians believe he was a military specialist who could communicate
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Feb 21, 2013 4:30am PST
. >> remarkable exhibit showcasing the life and legacy of china's first emperor opens tomorrow at the asian art museum in san francisco. it showcases the famous terra cotta warrior statues. here a preview. >> 8,000 terra cotta warriors have been unearthed but this is the only standing general that has been discovered. >> i thought it was interesting looking at faces. they are all different. >> the opening of the exhibit which coincides with the last public appearance before running to china of the counsel general and hopes to strengthen united states and chinese relations and attract more american students to his country. >> how many people from the private sector are enthuse attic about supporting the initiative? >> only a few warriors are visiting the united states, created by artists 2,000 years ago after china's first ever unified the seven warring states and requested a terra cotta army for the after life. there are hundreds of archers but only one with green paint, a military specialist who could, they thought, communicate with the divine. >> a specialists who could predict futu
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Feb 23, 2013 5:00am PST
get a chance to buy them. >> what does this retired nba star from china have in common with one of the biggest video game makers? answer? they both started their own wineries in napa. yao ming was introduced to red wines at the steakhouses he frequented while playing for the houston rockets. >> we do have a lot of beef over there. and obviously a steak and red wine is very good combo. it's very good for peoples enjoying, enjoy the life with those two. >> kenzo tsujimuto is the head of video game company capcom. he's a long time wine lover and he's been to california on business for some 30 years. >> napa wine, i came to realize that napa produces the best wine in the world and therefore that really made me think of start ago winery. >> a small ryanry rests on a former horse ranch. kenzo estates overlacks the napa valley. dew bought the sprawling 3800-acre property 13 years ago. he spared no invest investing $100 million to build the state of the art winery. he replanted vineyards with the finest grapes on 90 acres and he hired the best people in the business to make his wines. last yea
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Feb 21, 2013 5:00am PST
day plans. police tracked the bag to a tour frist china who accidentally left it after the family posed for photos. the officer they specific to was shocked they were turning in the money. >> we turned it in and he said you are very good people and we felt proud of doing it. >> the tourist drove all the way to vallejo to thank them. they were not hope and he left a hand written note and invited them to stay in china and stay at his home and they are considering. >> best arches ever, for the bay area. >> a state agency that cleared out a homeless encampment caused a bigger problem, a giant tenth city that popped up a shirt distance away with homeless people putting up tents near the mineta san jose international airport after caltran made the homeless leave. now the city is doing what the state did not do, shut down the camp and move out the homeless. >> folks are mobile. they will move from place to place but i think we have to pay attention to it because it gets worse if it is nut -- not tended to. >> the site is near public transit and it could budget a magnet if homeless from o
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Feb 23, 2013 6:00am PST
most local wine lovers won't get a chance to buy them. >> what does this retired nba star from china have in common with one of the biggest video game makers? answer? they both started their own wineries in napa. yao ming was introduced to red wines at the steakhouses he frequented while playing for the houston rockets. >> we do have a lot of beef over there. and obviously a steak and red wine is very good combo. it's very good for peoples enjoying, enjoy the life with those two. >> kenzo tsujimuto is the head of video game company capcom. he's a long-time wine lover and he's been to california on business for some 30 years. >> napa wine, i came to realize that napa produces the best wine in the world and therefore that really made me think of start ing a winery. >> a small winery rests on a former horse ranch. kenzo estates overlooks the napa valley. tsujimoto bought the sprawling 3800-acre sprawling property 13 years ago. he spared no invest investing $100 million to build the state of the art winery. he replanted vineyards with the finest grapes on 90 acres and he hired the best p
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Feb 20, 2013 1:40am PST
at china, as the white house announces plans to fight the hackers. >>> and this is crazy. why hand sanitizer is being singled out in a fire that severely burned an 11-year-old girl. wait until you hear how something so common turned into something so hazardous. you think you're doing the right thing, killing the germs, all the dirt in our workplace and homes and something like that happens. that story is crazy. >> and where it happened is also crazy. >>> and later on, clyde davis, his tell-all book, his big secrets, and a singing star who has a few choice words for him. that's coming up in "the skinny." >> he's having a little battle with a well-known singer. "nightline" revealed an interesting tidbit from his personal life. >> we'll get to all of that. >>> but first, crews are working through the overnight hours at the scene of that explosion and the fire in downtown kansas city. >> they brought in cadaver dogs just as a precaution, since the destruction was on a widespread scale. witnesses said there was a strong odor of gas right before the explosion. >> this was a happy hour at
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Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
bright says she does not think china is a military threat to the united states. all bright spoke in front of a packed floom a forum organized by the common wealth club. i was there to moderate. among the topics the task of reaching peace in the middle east and china's growing presence in the south china sea. >> great many resources in the sea. the chinese are resource hungry. they are climbing -- claiming sovereignty. so are the japanese and vietnamese. >> also she is professor of international real yailations at georgetown university in washington. >> big crowd for that. >> yes. 900 people. >> well. >> love the weather today, too. >> can't beat it. >> a weekend forecast. >> and it's looking fabulous. there are some small change autos a weak system and what that will bring in just a moment. live look as well, checking out our live doppler 7. you'll notice some high clouds are moving in but no rain at this point. san jose you'll notice, it's sunny. the high some areas in the north bay like napa, at the airport mid-60s. are temperatures falling in san jose. showing you a different van
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Feb 11, 2013 4:30am PST
china is celine, a performance in mandarin on a chinese show. (inaudible lyrics). >> the first performance was a chinese folk song. beautiful when she sang with chinese soprano and she performed "my heart will go on" from the music which made her a household name in china. she sang great. there is no tone with mandarin and that makes it so difficult. there is no tone. no tone. >> we have breaking news making history this morning from the vatican where the spoke is stepping down. >> still no sight of the most wanted man in america, former wanted man in america, former lapd cop with a price tag on [ male announcer ] with citibank it's easy for jay to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking news. >> the breaking news is from the vatican this morning, the pope is steppin
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Feb 24, 2013 8:00am PST
dealing with a very difficult, frankly a gangster regime in china right now. nobody wants to make them unhappy. george, last june, david sanger in the "new york times" ran a story from his first months in office, president obama secretly ordered sophisticated attacks of computer attacks that ran iran's nuclear enrichment facilities. we have participated in cyber sabotage. >> that's what the chinese are saying. >> and it turns out, what if china is thinking, we can compete with the united states or maybe we can just learn how to disable the massive infrastructure of our potential ally or adversary? >> this is an important difference. the united states does not participate, use its military intelligence services for economic espionage, we do not do that. it's prohibited. now, we -- to say as the chair of the intelligence mitt tee, it would be crazy to say that we don't participate in espionage. it's a long-standing tradition between nations. but this is very, very different. >> i think this gets to a fundamental relationship with the chinese. i think we have to make it very clear to them
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Feb 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
america's cup. >> countries caught up in a horse meat scandal. >>> ringing in the new year in china thifl long-standing tradition missing from many celebrations this year. >>> and nice weather today, very nice, actually. tomorrow, sunday, seems like it will with up to its anyway. the accuweather forecast is ahead. >> here's a look at what is head on abc's world news as 5:30. >> great to see you. tomorrow here on world news, more on the deadly blizzard in this part of the done trix -- country. >> cities with 38 inches of snow, we're displrks the baby born during the storm. >>> in your part of the country, the manhunt for a former police officer, he dangerous training we did not know he had. >>> the famous actress in hollywood and a critic in hot water. water. what he said about her well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got
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Feb 12, 2013 6:00pm PST
president obama's term. >> the white house encouraged, martha, by the response of china to that north korean nuclear test. they believe china willing to crack down a little harder now? >> well, i think the response was somewhat muted from china, i think they expected more. they condemned the test. china tried to talk north korea out of testing a nuclear weapon but they did it. but they didn't really threaten them with any action but believe me, president obama would like to get china, china's help in this issue. >> so, tell us, again, matt, how much can the president get done tonight? how much could he put concerted pressure on this room? >> i think it's really interesting, because in terms of second term presidents, they understand that political capital is a diminishing resource. they know that two key pillars for that political capital are his inaugural address and state of the union address. those are the two most important things he can do to keep momentum moving. if he starts to lose it, it's very difficult for him to do it. that's why this speech and the inaugural, they always
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Feb 19, 2013 5:30pm PST
levels about cyber theft with senior chinese officials. >> reporter: but china remains in denial, according to abc's gloria riviera in beijing. >> reporter: today in china, the defense ministry denied any wrong doing, saying the military has never supported any form of hacking activity. but when a bbc news team tried to film the building outside shanghai, military personnel confiscated the footage. >> reporter: of course, the u.s. is believed to be doing its own cyber attacks on iran and its nuclear program, but officials say that is different than the economic espionage china is conducting. and president obama has now ordered government agencies to help american companies spot and deter hackers from that secret army building in shanghai, diane. >> all right, brian ross, thank you. >>> and now, to the deepening mystery in the murder case against olympic hero oscar today, we saw dueling images. the once beloved athlete in court, hearing the charges against him. solemn, sober. while 700 miles away, there was a memorial for his girlfriend. tonight, two contradictory versions of what
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Feb 20, 2013 4:00am PST
those massive cyber attacks being blamed on china. the white house will reportedly lay out aggressive steps today to fight the cyber crimes. the report comes after a security firm identified the shanghai building as the headquarters for china's military hackers, accused of stealing secrets from u.s. companies and government sites. >>> union workers are rallying, urging congress to avoid the looming budget cuts. yesterday, president obama brought cops and firefighters to the white house to warn emergency workers they'll be the first to go if those cuts take effect. the deadline is less than ten days away. and so far, there's no face-to-face talks. >>> but the president is reaching across the aisle on immigration reform. last night, president obama called the three, key gop players on the issue in the senate. john mccain, lindsey graham and marco rubio. details of a white house backup plan on immigration were leaked over the weekend. >>> general john allen who was nominated to be nato supreme ally commander, and got caught up in the petraeus scandal, has announced his retirement. his co
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Feb 22, 2013 11:00am PST
kerry, is facing serious challenges in asia, china, latin america, and africa. >> part of the world has been heard from and the challenge, really, is trying to figure out what the first things are he will do. >> her book is "prague winter, a personal story of remembrance and war," with more than 1,000 people waiting if three hours to get her autograph. dan ashley will speak with her today in san francisco. >> a message of perseverance is inspirational. >> we are all looking forward to the weekend. with the big lunar new year celebration in redwood city tomorrow downtown, and you will emcee? >> yes, at the family friendly event. >> maybe easier to get there than the one in china town, wherever you go the weather will be great. no need to worry about wet weather. now, you can see live doppler 7 hd shows it is dry. no radar returns. sprinkles are possible overnight from this system up to the north, and notice, though, the radar runs from here moving west to east rather than north to south and it will slide down the tail end of the cold front and so we my have a sprinkle. here we are in sou
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Feb 11, 2013 3:00am PST
cost the economy tens of billions of dollars. the report says china is by far the main culprit. the white house plans to crack down this week by getting government and private companies to simply share more information. >> so, this is quite widespread. this is a national issue at this point. so, we all have to be mindful of this. >> people love computers in this day and age. it makes things faster and more convenient. you can do everything from your laptop or desk. but there is a dark side that we're vulnerable to those malicious nerds out there who plot their evil from a keyboard. >> so much more vulnerable so than even a decade ago. not everybody had a laptop ten years ago. >> exactly. they had their iphones. >> and these are little computers, iphones and blackberries. they're tiny, little computers. they get hacked, as well. >> how aggressively can we call china out when we owe them so much money? so, interesting on a lot of different levels here. >> i didn't think about that. >>> moving on to this, now. a progress report on the injured u.s. skier lindsey vonn. last week she tore
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Feb 19, 2013 4:30am PST
the tech bytes this morning. >> in today's tech bytes pointing the finger at china, a security firm can tie the recent attacks on united states businesses and government agencies to the chinese army. the company has traced hacking tabling in shanghai used by an army unit. samsung has the lead in cell phones and will announce the next version of their top vice next week the galaxy giving the iphone a run for the money. there are 14 billion web pages on the intent they are all connected. a physicist claims any one page is only separated by any other by 19 clicks or fewer. the search engines and sites that collect news >> san rafael, south bay, and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good tuesday morning. hope you had a nice long weekend. this is a live picture of the san mateo bridge with traffic moving fine. it does not appear to be raining just yet. when will the rain hit the bay? it could be during the height of the commute. >> a daring heist out of belgium. police are looking for eight men who made off with a staggering $50 million worth of diamonds in the biggest heists in histor
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Feb 28, 2013 4:00am PST
, who else rules 1 billion people, other than the heads of china and india? >> reporter: he's considered one of the greatest living theologian. always more comfortable with books than with crowds. that's where he will return. benedict will disappear from public view, dedicating himself entirely to prayer and meditation. >> he was not a great administrator. he was a teacher. he was a german professor. he was a man, an intellect on the level of one of the greats like hagel or plato. >> that was abc's nick schifrin in rome. after benedict says good-bye to the church's cardinals, he flies by helicopter to the papal retreat. he will offer a blessing from the balcony and then shut the door. in his own words, benedict will be hidden for the rest of his life. >>> and it is a very busy morning in rome. and our friends at "gma" are planning complete coverage of this historic day. keep it right here on abc news. >>> our other major story, is massive budget cuts set to begin in less than 24 hour ps. after weeks of warnings, president obama softened his tone about the cuts. instead of a fiscal cliff,
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Feb 19, 2013 11:00am PST
, what do you have made in san francisco because we want it in china, in india, in japan, in europe, because it means quality. >> anchor has been brewing beer in san francisco since 1896 and it will be the second facility in the city and could quadruple the output from 120,000 to 600,000 barrels of beer. the project could be done by 20 16. >> still ahead, tough talk from the president on looming automatic cuts. the message for congress ahead of the federal sequestration deadline. >> it is like a scene from a hollywood movie the largest diamond heists in history. a tearful court appearance for oscar pistorius with differing theories on the death of his >> a brazen crime in belgium, armed masked men stole millions in diamonds in the biggest jewelry heists in european history. it happened at the brussels international airport. police say the masked men cut a hole in a security fence, drove on to the tarmac and stole the gems from the hold of a swiss-bound plane and are estimated to be worth $62 million u.s. dollars. investigators found a burned out van believed used bit robbers. the di
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Feb 25, 2013 11:00pm PST
the destination whether china pakistan or in this case peru. >>reporter: thieves then get the phone ready to sell. >> they do prosecute there is this he too i to unblock the phone if it was reported stole stolen. try to change the number. do various things to the phone to get it working again then refold in their market. >>reporter: he used the internet skills to locate her blackmailer and home address in lema he posed as buyer on the black market and chatted with edwin. even convinced him to send a photo of amanda phone. >> sent me a screen shot of all the detail information on the phone that actually was her phone. >> armed with information amanda we know to the peru consulate in los angeles. also contacted the u.s. embassy in lima that referred her to the fbi aide. >> there is a warrant they are working on in peru to hopefully arrest this guy but regardless to what happens to this case i'm always going to be scared knowing not someone knows so much about me. >> abc 7 news. >> unbelievable story. >> new at 11:00. internet service providers began cracking down on people who illegal
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Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm PST
wins. >>> good evening. a new report tonight lifts the veil on a kind of invisible war. china, unleashing its full spy power on american power grids and the wealth of american manufacturing. a new report even locates this building in shanghai. it doesn't look threatening, but what are they doing inside? and what does it mean for america's national security? here's abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross. >> reporter: the chinese people's liberation army has more than 2 million personnel. but it is the thousand or so in this nondescript building in shanghai that may pose the biggest threat to the u.s.
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Feb 26, 2013 11:00pm PST
nerve-wracking experience, but a government official in china took it to the next level. take a look at this freakout. top level government official and his family missed their flight not once, but twice. when the flight crew wouldn't let them board he smashed computer equipment and tried to bash in a gate door. he has since apologized and police are now investigating. >> where was security when this was going on? >> you feel for his frustration, but it is a little extreme. >> you do feel for his fuse station. frustration. >>> and let's talk about the forecast. changes coming in the weather. >> sandhya patel is here. >> it is going to be warmer and then we should see some rain. as you look at the wayneing -- the moon it is 90% full. visibility gave us this beautiful shot. and thousand let's check out live doppler 7hd and you will see a few clouds patsing through. passing through. we are seeing a few clouds off the coastline here. no rain being detected by our radar, but that may be changing. extra clouds coming your way on thursday and it is spring-like warmth for friday. we will see
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Feb 26, 2013 4:00am PST
the far east for this one. it happened at an airport in china. one guy took out all of his frustrations on a check-in desk computer. and he kept on going. >> he grabs a sign. he started swinging this thing around. this guy is a high-level government official, who admed a government official, who admed a missed the flight with his family. he has issued an apology. but did it feel good for somebody to let all that out at the airport. we all thought about it. >> oh, yeah. >>> and in kansas city, it's a case of your cup runneth over, way over. >> a homeless panhandler found a pricey diamond ring in his donation cup. a woman had dumped her coin purse in that cup, forgetting her wedding ring was in the purse. when she went to see if the panhandler had it, he gave her the ring. >> and the couple set up a website. total strangers have donated $150,000. ♪ i get a good feeling ♪ yeah ♪ get a feeling that i never, never, never, never had before ♪ ♪ no, no, i get a good feeling ♪ [ female announcer ] all this. hd 8. only on royal cari royal caribbean's biggest sale of the y
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Feb 12, 2013 4:00am PST
. >> the u.n. security council is holding an emergency meeting to address the issue. even china, north korea's long-time ally, has expressed firm opposition to the nuclear tests. we'll have more on this breaking story later on on "gma." >>> we turn to a change of the top of the catholic church. pope benedict made the bombshell announcement he is stepping down. >> at age 85, the pope says he cannot keep up with the job. nick schifrin joins us from rome with more. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, diana. pope benedict is a shy leader. but he's unpredictable, unprecedented. and it might just guarantee his legacy. at 85, he is silver-haired and cerebral and says he simply can't keep up. pope benedict xvi tells his cardinals in latin, quote, i had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the ministry entrusted to me. in the last year, benedict grew increasingly frail. >> he certainly slowed down a bit. you could tell he had trouble negotiating steps. he started using the cane several months ago. >> reporter: but the german pope never slowed dow
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Feb 11, 2013 4:00am PST
is to gain a economic competitive edge. a newspaper says china is the main threat. >>> coming up after the break -- >> city on edge. >> the manhunt is heating up overnight. >>> later, the pulse. the college students that snuck into the super bowl and filmed the whole thing. >>> welcome back, everybody. gas prices, keep rising. the national average this morning is $3.58 a gallon, up seven cents in the past week and 27 cents in the past month. u.s. oil production is booming rite now. but oil futures are also rising. that's because of distribution problems in the u.s. l.a. is at the highest, $4.10 a gallon. >>> a merge between american airlines and u.s. air ways is pekted this week. they would have 6500 flights day, and nine major hubs. it would be known as american airlines. but it would be run by the ceo of u.s. airways. >>> the economy should shift into higher gear this year, but not right way. economists say consumer spending will be held back by government spending cuts and increased payroll tax. the fastest economic growth if three years, with unemployment falling and new jobs
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Feb 28, 2013 12:35am PST
say, who else rules a billion people other than the heads of china and india? >> a major, major news event for catholics and non-catholics alike. thanks very much. so, cynthia, tomorrow is the departure of benedict xvi, and then begins the discussions about who comes next. we'll be here. back to you. >> and our thanks to you, terry, and christiane. it's time now for our closing arguments. it's a case of wild airport rage caught on tape. a chinese official kicking walls and throwing computers at an airline check-in counter. while his temper tantrum is extreme, many can sympathize with his frustration. but is blowing your lid like this ever justified? you can weigh in on "nightline's" facebook page or tweet us. thank you for watching abc news. good night, america.
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Feb 22, 2013 4:30am PST
japan and china. he is a keen advocate of stronger relations withed withed with, that remain key to policy in asia. >> not korea will allow phoners to visit to tweet, skype, and serve the internet on their cell phones or other mobile devices. the big decision follows last month's visit by google executive chairman. a mobile link provider will launch a network by march 1 available only to foreigners, not to those living in north korea. >> they are taking to the street to demand action on immigration reform. why these students say their families are suffering. >> an out of this world opportunity, your chance to hang out with the crews of the internatio almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. fiber one. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? um... try the number one! yeah, this is pretty good. male announcer ] over a third of a day's fiber. fiber one. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ we, we chocolate cross over. ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing fiber one 80 calorie chocolate cereal. ♪ chocolate. >
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Feb 11, 2013 5:00am PST
can bend without breaking. this is not the first rumor, it was reported in china that it would have a 1.5" display and apple has not commented. >> you need good eyesight to see that or maybe some sun would help. >> is that like a dick tracy? >> i was thinking the same thing. >> nice. >> that was 40 years ago? >> oh, my. thank you for that. >> stating that the technology, our ability to get...let's go outside before i get if more trouble. auditioning the hole. >> look at scott, scott would do that he likes to put us in the situation and watch us fizzle. we are looking down from our east bay hills camera through emeryville back to san francisco. live doppler 7 hd shows the radar and the satellite with a lack of radar return and off to a dry start but there is frost inland so want out for that. maybe some folks have the day off and going to head to the golf course. you may have to tee off an hour later so the frost can melt. you can see all the way to coast it is quiet. now, a look at the temperatures i updated at 5:00, frosty around santa rosa and 32 and a load of mid-30's inland, to 40
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Feb 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
the ban. >>> to china tonight, where they're celebrating the new year. beijing's dangerous pollution levels weren't enough to dampen the fireworks right there. it's the year of snake which is not considered a positive sign among many there in china. >>> still much more ahead on "world news" this saturday night. so many people loved her in that movie "bridesmaids." tonight, many fans are taking a stand on something else. after a critic launched a firestorm over what he said about her. let's us know what you think when we come back. [ stefan ] with a cold or flu, nighttime nasal congestion can be the worst part. my medicine alone doesn't always give me all the congestion relief i need to sleep. [ female announcer ] adding breathe right nasal strips can make all the difference. it's proven to instantly relieve cold or flu nasal congestion. [ stefan ] and because it's drug free, it's safe to use with any medicine to relieve my nighttime stuffy nose. so i can breathe better and sleep better. [ female announcer ] go to breatheright.com for special offers. [ female announcer ] go
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Feb 27, 2013 5:30pm PST
the boat building carried out in china. of course, given what happened to the first can titanic," is it attempting fate to send a second one out to sea? palmer does not think so. >> one of the benefits of global warming has been, there isn't so many icebergs in the north atlantic these days. >> reporter: neither would the most famous survivor of all, molly brown. according to her great granddaughter, she would be first in line for a ticket. >> probably because she never finished the voyage. and she always loved to finish what she started. >> reporter: at least molly brown would recognize the place. although maybe not the ticket price. some of which may go for as much as $1 million for the best cabins on the first voyage of the second "titanic." john donvan, abc news, washington. >> a million? by the way, a first class ticket on the original "titanic" cost about $4,000, about $70,000 today. "nightline" later at 12:35 a.m. eastern. i'll see you again tomorrow. until then, good night. >>> tonight the i team paints a portrait of the man who killed twot santa cruz cops he's an exmar
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Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm PST
claims hackers were trying to monitor coverage of china not to gain commercial advantage or misappropriate any customer information. >> twitter engineers have been working and service tablets would be -- could be facing a sales slump. >> the site was hit with a second hour in the last 10 days. the service went down this morning before they were able to fix the issue. this is one day before adding enhancements on the site. and some troubling signs about the microsoft rt tab blet. i supply says sales of the tablet were lower than the one and a quarter million shipped. pegging sales at 750,000 and return rate reportedly high as well. >> samsung share of the market jumped to 15% in fourth quarter from 7% a year ago. apple saw it's share fall to 44% from 52%. amazon was in third place with 12% of the market. sales set a record with more than 52 million shipped in the quarter, stocks fall skping vestors await jobs report. shares of intel and apple weighing on your bloomberg silicon valley index as well. facebook expanding it's program by launching a gift card service allowing memb
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Feb 18, 2013 3:00am PST
magazine. particularly these taken in africa and this shot from china. some are calling them, at best, culturally insensitive. >> for me the african picture was the most offensive because it played on some of the most old and stereotypical images. it showed the african as primitive. almost uncivilized. >> reporter: on the website "jezebel," the editor is also critical of the photos, writing, using people of color as background or extras is a popular fashion trope. although it's prevalent, it's very distasteful. people are not props. one of the models talks about her shoot on the website. >> it was such a cool experience. something completely different than anything i've ever seen or someone i've met in my life. >> reporter: some people we spoke with didn't see a problem with the photos. >> as a traveler myself, i love seeing these places and seeing other cultures. so i think it's great they're showing this in magazines. >> reporter: proving once again that controversy, just like beauty, is often in the eye of the beholder. tanya rivero, abc news, new york. >> some things are impo
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Feb 24, 2013 5:00am PST
largest of its kind outside of the mainland china. while it is the year of the snake, it's the dragon that always seems to steal the show. >> having fun? >> yeah. >> what is your favorite part? >> the dragon parade! >> in san francisco, abc7 news. >> in redwood city, hundreds of people packed courthouse square yesterday to bring in the lunar new year. abc7 christian sze hosted the event. >>> this morning there are nearly 400 fewer firearms on the peninsula after a tri-city gun buyback. the event involving palo alto, east palo alto and menlo park was no popular many were turned away. one man alone collected $1,400.00. >> i'm a duck hunt per and i've been hunting since i was ten years old. a lot of these rifles and shotguns, you don't use rifles for duck hunting, but i also deer hunt. and i just decided i don't want to collect guns anymore. >> in palo alto, the group conclude protect the children" which raised the money for the boo back held an an die gun rally, as well. the $52,000 the group collected was gone in just two and a half hours. >> pier40 on san francisco's waterfront has le
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Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
of u.s. exports, canada is second, china and south korea also buying a lot more u.s. wine than a few years ago. >> that reminds me of the movie "bottle shock" about the first california wine to boat a french wine in the competition. >> now it is a regular thing. >> we are toasting to the weekend which is upon us and we will ramp things up. >> temperatures are going to go up today, down tomorrow, and become up for sunday and then they will say this for the better part of next week with a spring flavor to the forecast. if you have been waiting to wash the car you can do it tomorrow and you can detail that and it will stay clean for a while and live doppler 7 hd shows we do have dry air and this is our next storm to the north and this is going to be ever so slowly sliding to the south and the radar returns are moving west to east and we will miss out on the moisture and check out the beautiful picture from mount tamalpais, the sun is. coming up over the east bay hills and now, temperatures, dress for from the in san francisco and oakland is 40 and mid-to-upper 30's san jose and waln
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Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST
main reason is that there is big demand overseas for crude oil in china. there is blame of refinery ship down but we have not hit the spring driving season when the prices go up. >> two office giants talk about a merger, office depot and office max would create a single office supply retailtory compete with staples. another problem is amazon is luring shoppers away with low prices and free shipping. the markets show slightly higher across the space -- board. hotmail is no more, replacing all the accounts by summer so they will move from business customers to the general public and the new outlook will have cloud capability. sow think this will be the hotmail account rerouted could outlook you can keep the hotmail account and use it but you can see it to create health people outlook addresses, as well. finally, google looking to go head to head with apple building stand alone retail and has the first one open for the holidays with company looking to get potential customers the hand's on experience like apple and microsoft. >> jane, thank you at 6:47. now getting our hands on informat
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Feb 16, 2013 6:00am PST
hours at china camp, the tomalus bay and the other state parks. the park will now see expanded hours. >> a year ago the partnership was formed to raise matching funds to keep china camp from being closed completely. the effort grew in size to allow today's announcement that all three parks will be operated through the partnership. the marin state park association took advantage of a newly passed law that put a freeze on closers after the discovery of more than $50 million the state parks department had in hidden accounts. they will celebrate a new agreement with the national park service that will deep samuel taylor state park open. >>> now to a home invasion robbery with a hatchet. it happened in an area of the city where that kind of crime is not expected. the story from abc7 news reporter thomas ramone. >> he let him in. there was no forced entry that we know of. >> he said he's known the victim who lived in this house for more than 25 years. >> he's had encounters with other houseguests who have threatened and hurt him. so this is not -- this is not an isolated incident. >> san f
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Feb 16, 2013 5:00am PST
with a nonprofit group to expand hours at china camp, the bay and the other state park. the park will now see expanded hours. >> a year ago the partnership was formed to raise matching funds to keep china camp from being closed completely. effort grew in size to allow today's announcement that all three parks will be operated through the partnership. the marin state park association took advantage of a newly passed law that put a freeze on closers after the discovery of $50 million the state parks department had in hidden accounts. >>> and there will be a new agreement with the national park service that will keep samuel taylor state park open. now to a home invasion robbery with a hatchet. it happened in an area of the city where that kind of crime is not expected. the story from abc7 news reporter thomas ramone. >> he let him in. there was no forced entry that we know of. >> he said he's known the victim who lived in this house for more than 25 years. >> he's had encounters with other houseguests who have threatened and hurt him. so this is not -- this is not an isolated incident. >
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Feb 27, 2013 5:00am PST
nerve wracking for all of us but a government official in china took it to a new level. the freak out on youtube, a top level government official and family in china missed the flight not once but twice when the flight crew would not let them board, the official smash computer equipment and tried to bash in a gate door. he was arrested. he has apologized but police are still considering charges. got to wonder if he will get to keep his post. >> you do have to wonder about that. >> now the weather forecast. what are you wondering about? >> if this is any reason to get worked up today. >> here is san jose this morning, you can see clear sky over san jose and the temperatures today will be just a little bit cooler than yesterday by two degrees and that is the trend with the extra cloud cover at one to four degrees cooler. we are looking at live doppler 7 hd and the surrounding radar covering the state and you can see a spring el near eureka and the increasing clouds. mid-60's at chico to 70 in fresno and 49 at tahoe. safe travels. sue? >> we have issues on the roadways but so far nothing
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Feb 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
involved. today announcement just a day after a secrecy firm set china's military may be behind a hacking ring involving 140 u.s. companies. attorney general says it has a far reaching affect. >> companies in silicon valley added over 42,000 jobs recording a growth rate more than three times that of u.s. economy as a whole. as any corporate leaders in this room can attest, this is a double edged sword. >> white house insists this is not linked to any specific government but says it will apply trade sanctions to discourage any trade secrets theft. >> families of high school students being warned after a eh a blood infection. a 27-year-old diagnosed and it affects the blood. the prints pal alerted them to that infection. officials say there is no outbreak. >> the disease is spread by close contact, me coughing right on you. it's not spread across the room. >> and the doctor posted information symptoms include high fear, vomiting and a stiff neck.[yq we're told the student is doing better. >> police looking for more witnesses and other possible victims in the case of a ta tae kwondo of instr
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Feb 26, 2013 1:05am PST
speed to the destination whether china pakistan or in this case peru. >>reporter: thieves then get the phone ready to sell. >> they do prosecute there is this he too i to unblock the phone if it was reported stole stolen. try to change the number. do various things to the phone to get it working again then refold in their market. >>reporter: he used the internet skills to locate her blackmailer and home address in lema he posed as buyer on the black market and chatted with edwin. even convinced him to send a photo of amanda phone. >> sent me a screen shot of all the detail information on the phone that actually was her phone. >> armed with information amanda we know to the peru consulate in los angeles. also contacted the u.s. embassy in lima that referred her to the fbi aide. >> there is a warrant they are working on in peru to hopefully arrest this guy but regardless to what happens to this case i'm always going to be scared knowing not someone knows so much about me. >> abc 7 news. >> unbelievable story. >> new at 11:00. internet service providers began cracking down on people w
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Feb 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
, over to union square, and then wrap up in china town but the proceed just started so suspect traffic to be snarled up for quite a while. reporting live in downtown san francisco, abc7 news. >> ama: looks like so much fun. and in redwood city, hundreds of people packed courthouse square to ring in the lunar near -- new year. a lions dance kicked off the celebrations. >>> just ahead, the tall ships sail should the bay area. why they're here and how you can gate look. >> another spectacular saturday. look at the view outside. what's ahead for sunday? leigh glaser is up next with the forecast. >> mike: cal and st. mary's inching closer to an ncaa tournament bin. and ryan vogelsong took the hill to kick off giants cactus league >> ama: san francisco's water front has two new tall visitors, the lady washington and the steel-hulled hawai'i yap chieftan. people 16 and older can actually learn the art of how to sail a tall ship. the ships will be at the pier through wednesday, and maybe the weather will hold. >> leigh: we had a lot of wind today, gusting out of the northwest at 25 mil
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Feb 27, 2013 1:05am PST
a nerve-wracking experience, but a government official in china took it to the next level. take a look at this freakout. top level government official and his family missed their flight not once, but twice. when the flight crew wouldn't let them board he smashed computer equipment and tried to bash in a gate door. he has since apologized and police are now investigating. >> where was security when this was going on? >> you feel for his frustration, but it is a little extreme. >> you do feel for his fuse station. frustration. >>> and let's talk about the forecast. changes coming in the weather. >> sandhya patel is here. >> it is going to be warmer and then we should see some rain. as you look at the wayneing -- the moon it is 90% full. visibility gave us this beautiful shot. and thousand let's check out live doppler 7hd and you will see a few clouds patsing through. passing through. we are seeing a few clouds off the coastline here. no rain being detected by our radar, but that may be changing. extra clouds coming your way on thursday and it is spring-like warmth for friday. we wil
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Feb 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
of san francisco china can town, financial district and north beach. the new year run started at 8:00 this morning. you can see the runners on the embarcadero. shut down several streets and caused some gridlock. parparticipanted ranged from the serious to silly. >> another lady is from the seem group we are. >> just cheering us on. that was the best part. getting to the finish line. it's not easy. >> ama: runners hen headed 0 a festival. the race winner were announced and everybody celebrated the year of the snake. and fortunately it was today before the weather gets cold. >> leigh: you're exactly right. just hanging on to the nice sunshine we're seeing out there right now. because, yeah, feels like spring the past four or five days. winter returns tomorrow and tuesday. the live doppler 7 hd showing you clear sky out there right now. here's another look at another vantage point from the high definition mt. tamalpais camera, and all of us down four or five degrees. santa rosa, 65. concord, 65. 63 in san jose. and monterey, only 55 degrees. more of an onshore wind component today. right
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Feb 10, 2013 7:00am PST
signaled the beginning of the lunar new year. millions of people in china and other asian countries celebrated the new cycle of the lunar calendar. people born in the year of the snake are said to be thoughtful and stylish and complex. i don't believe that stuff, but guess who was born in the year of the snake. >> ron claiborne. >> there you go. >> very stylish. >> and complex. >> emphasis on complex. thank you, sir. the stylish ron claiborne with the news. >>> let's check the weather once again with the stylish ginger zee. ginger, good morning once again. >> hey, good morning, guys. yeah, around that -- that ron is really a snake, isn't he? let's get straight to the headlines. another one this morning being tornado warnings from the austin area through east texas and now that severe weather. will head to the east. i want to show you who's included in the threat area today. it's not just heavy rain, but isolated tornadoes, large golf ball-size hail or even bigger and, of course, damaging winds possible. there were some damaging wind around dallas this morning. the next warning, a bl
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Feb 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for it. >> there was an outcry, but flash forward to the white house, where the winning team invited the big yellow guy to pop up today. >> look, mrs. obama. i'm getting moving right now by jogging! >> there's big bird helping mrs. obama promote exercise, tweeting to the first lady, "hope your husband didn't mind all the loud stomping. i'm not exactly light on my feet." >>> and the countdown to oscar is on, and here's your number. three. that's how many days are left until the big show. we learned today there will be something new at the very end, way past everyone's bedtime. you remember in '91, billy crystal signing off at midnight? in '99, whoop pi goi goldberg c in at 12:20 a.m. but this year, there will be one more musical number at the end of the show, host seth macfarlane and kristin chenoweth will sing us off into the night. so, stay up. >>> and coming up here, something new and human we learned that dolphins can do. you have to hear it to believe it, next. helps provide many with day and night re
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Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm PST
in fake merchandise has been in china. >> these are selling from 15ses today $30. kit go for as much as 100s oodz is this licensed merchandise? >> yes. >> it is? >> can you show us?. >> what is that? >> it's a camera off me, please. >> this man we confronted on market street said he makes about 5s forwards every shirt he sell autos how are you able to break even? >> someone on the streets offered i said hey, why not. it's a chance to make money, do you know what i mean? i'm not robbing and stealing stuff. >> the merchandise store says it's not the street hustlers putting a dent in profits it's the pirate internet sites. part of the sting, six sites have been shut down, authorities say they keep popping up. a friend saw a jersey with jerry rice with a super bowl patch 47 on it. and we're -- it's not available out there. >> that is because rice isn't playing in super bowl 47. authorities say it has him chancing a lot of counterfeiters and if niners win there is going to be more. >> it's unbelievable. that stuff is everywhere. thank you very much. sab fran sheriff's department is r
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Feb 3, 2013 2:00am PST
friday. it's part of a pilot program to bring more business to the city's china town district. >> san francisco mayor ed lee is looking for ways the city can cash in on major sporting events. he wants to establish a permanent nonprofit organization to help bring future events here, including the 2024 olympic games. the mayor said the idea grew out of recent efforts to raise up to $20 million to help cover the city's costs for hosting the america's cup this summer. >> the city of temperature -- turlock is raising money in honor of colin kaepernick. temperature loch has turn into a cap per neck kingdom. his number, school pictures and posters are everywhere. >> he was really good at sports. also very shy. that's how i remember him. >> everybody says he is humble. a good kid. smart student. a great kid. >> kaepernick will surely approve where the money raised is going, it's being fulled into their town's education fund. >> the one thing to help-door -- to do to get some shuteye. >> leigh: we'll take one last look at live doppler 7hd before we say good night this evening. plus loo
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Feb 27, 2013 1:40am PST
a replica of the famous cruiseliner "titanic." construction is under way in china and the first cruise has been set for 2016. among those sitting on the advisory board is helen benzinger, the great granddaughter of margaret molly brown, "titanic" survivor. >> she never finished the voyage. she always loves to finish what she started. >> i'm very excited about it, because it's all about love. >> 40,000 people have expressed interest in tickets for the maiden voyage, taking the original course from southhampton, england, to new york. couldn't possibly happen twice. >> it sounds eerily familiar. everybody wants to ride on that ship. >>> the world's largest beer producer, anheuser-busch, is facing a lawsuit filed by beer drinkers. it seeks millions of dollars and accuses the company of watering down budweiser and other brands. water is added cutting the alcohol contempt significantly. the company calls the suit groundless. >> i'm outraged. do not water down my always watery beer. >> or my maker's abuse. >> america will not stand for alcohol abuse. >>> what would it take for 1500 peo
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Feb 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
buy them. >> what does this retired nba star from china have in common with one of the biggest video game makers? answer, they both started their own wineries in napa. yao ming was introduced at the steak house he frequented while playing for the houston rockets. >> they have a lot of beef over there. obviously a steak and a red wine is very good combo. it is really good for people enjoying with those two. >> he is the head of video game company and a long-time wine lover and has been to california on business for some 30 years. >> i have come to realize that napa produces the best wine in the world. that made me say starting a winery. >> it rests on a horse ranch. he bought the property 13 years ago. he spared no expense investing $100 million to build a state-of-the-art winery and planted vineyards with the finest grapes and hired the best people in the business to make his wines. they bottled 11,000 cases and wine lovers here will probably never taste them. that's because 80% of the wines are exported to japan. each bottle selling from 80 to $250. even at those prices, there
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Feb 6, 2013 11:35pm PST
real treat for the ladies. all right, okay. converse. it's an american shoe. probably made in china. [ laughter ] very clean shoes, too. that could indicate one of two things, either just bought them or brought them fresh in luggage. i am going to say american. i am going to say american. >> and you are -- >> where are you from? >> swedish. >> jimmy: oh, wow. >> swedish. >> jimmy: wow. i'm not good at this. well, thank you very much. you're on vacation? >> i'm studying here, actually. >> jimmy: what are you studying? >> music. >> jimmy: what kind of music do you do? >> pop music. >> jimmy: have you tried out for any of our television competition shows? >> i haven't. >> jimmy: well, maybe do that after this? >> yeah. >> jimmy: you know what? put on some lady shoes before you do that, all right? thank you very much. well, thank you to all our participants. [ applause ] julianne hough is here. we have music from gary clark jr. we'll be right back with ewan mcgregor, so stick around. [ gwen ] i used to sleep on the tour bus between shows. but that doesn't happen much anymore. the creati
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